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How to make food for American Girl dolls

DIY food for American Girl dolls American Girl dolls are great for young girls. The dolls introduce the girls to events that took place in history. By reading their story books and and watching their movies, girls learn to deal with character development. The dolls can also open up a creative... More

How to keep kids amused for 4th of July

Sharing history Kids with idle hands are bored. They need to be entertained, and what better way than to introduce them to crafts associated with the history of the 4th of July? Without knowing it or feeling like they are being educated, you can get kids to participate from a very early age in... More

How to crochet a lap blanket

Crochet a blanket in a matter of hours Whether you want to create a unique gift for someone or a nice blanket to keep your own lap warm, you'll be happy to know it can be done in a matter of hours and without any need for learning complicated crochet stitches. [donate]Instructions Step... More

How to choose a creative housewarming gift

Giving a gift that matters Housewarmings are great fun. New homes give people that positive feeling, and choosing something for people with new homes is the customary way of wishing them well, although there are so many pitfalls to avoid. At that time when someone has a new home, they are... More

How to do iris folding

Iris Folding Iris folding is a nifty, kid-friendly paper craft that creates angular designs similar in appearance to a camera iris when it is closed over its aperture. Designs can be very simple or more intricate and involved. The best part is there are only a handful of materials needed for... More

How to create painted glass stemware

Personalizing your glasses. Everyone knows and recognizes a champagne or wine glass as a great receptacle for sharing a drink with friends. However, with a little thought and skills, you can make your glasses look wonderful. Imagine the reflective qualities of glass and color combined. The... More

How to weave in the ends on crochet

Crochet made perfect When you work with crochet, there are many occasions where ends will remain at the back of the work and will need to be blended into the work to make the back of the work as neat as the front. These are dealt with in a variety of ways, depending upon whether the thread... More

How to use a lazy Kate

How to use a lazy Kate. Those who are new to spinning their own wool may wonder how a Lazy Kate is used. This nifty tool helps a spinner to produce ply in their wool. It's an ingenius device used to hold the full bobbins of wool, so that the threads from those bobbins can be combined and respun... More

How to up-cycle a vase or glass jar

This quick recycling craft is sure to turn any glass vase or jar into a beautiful work of art. Most likely you have all the materials you need around the house. The finished product resembles a piece of bark or has a "crackled" effect. It is stunning with a candle inside or as a... More

How to make lip gloss

Young girls enjoy experimenting with make up and lip stick. It is fun to turn the whole process into a craft project and let them make their own lip gloss. There are many options available. It is a good idea to use a base that is healthy for the lips. So why not gather some girls together and... More